SOC227H5 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Where We Are, Social Determinism, Industrial Revolution

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26 Nov 2017
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Session #2: theories, post-industrialization, the state, current issues. Increased trade with china (natural gas, lumber, etc. ) Globalization has opened the door to cheap workers, more consumers and a more efficient way to serve consumers. The relationship between technological development and social culture. Technology technology can be most broadly defined as the entities, both material and immaterial, created by the application of mental and physical effort in order to achieve some value. Since use value is (or should be) always higher than the exchange value, workers produce a positive surplus value through their labor. corporatism corporatism is related to the sociological concept of structural functionalism. Corporate social interaction is common within kinship groups such as families, clans and ethnicities. individualism a view that stresses the importance and worth of each person. In economics, it is the doctrine that individuals best serve the public interest by pursuing their own self-interest.

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